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Can you use Wi-Fi and Ethernet on a Mac at the same time?

A reader wonders if two networking methods are matter and anti-matter to each other.

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How to solve a com.apple.AOSAccounts error 4 message

It seems related to iCloud Photo Library, but the cause is apparently an outdated credit card and the iTunes Store.

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Get the most out of Finder views

Always use the same view to look at your files in the Finder? You can save time by learning when to use Icon, List, Column, or Cover Flow view.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Payloads for iOS devices part 2

Episode 14 in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service.

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Yesterday, all my files seemed so far away

Oh, I believe in Smart Folders for yesterday.

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Apple issues a fix for ethernet disabled by a recent OS X update

Here's how to get your ethernet working again if it was affected by Incompatible Kernel Extension Configuration Data 3.28.1.

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What happens when your Time Machine drive icon changes

A reader wonders why the color changes between yellow and green on his Time Machine backup volume.

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How to turn your screencast into a GIF with Recordit

Because sometimes an animated GIF really is worth a thousand words.

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How to delete photos after they sync

A reader can't find a way to remove images if she doesn't delete before sync.

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A primer in Profile Manager: Payloads for OS X part 2

Episode 12 in our series on setting up and managing devices using Server’s Profile Manager service

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A primer in Profile Manager: Payloads for OS X part 1

How to modify payloads for OS X.

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iCloud Photo Library requires copying images to the Photos for OS X app

Photos lets you reference images as well as duplicating them into its library, but it won't upload them to iCloud.

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How to manage media when migrating to a Mac with a smaller drive

Can you selectively restore files, use cloud services, and an external drive? Yes, you can!

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Reasons to love TextEdit, a secret powerhouse of rich text

A utility that dates back before OS X to Next operating systems still delivers a punch for handling text formats and converting one to another.

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How to back up your contacts on your iPhone and Mac

When it comes to backing up your address book data, you have a few options.